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Receptions, Luncheons, and Banquets

A listing of receptions, luncheons, banquets, breakfasts, competitions, and other special events planned for MS&T19 are listed below. Please note that events marked ticketed below require you to purchase tickets to attend. Tickets can be purchased through the MS&T19 registration form.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

MS&T Women in Materials Science Reception
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Portland Ballroom lobby
Enjoy the chance to network with professionals and peers in a relaxed environment.

ACerS Keramos/PCSA Reception
Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Current students, alumni, Keramos, and PCSA friends from industry and academia are invited to gather for this networking reception to promote awareness of the ceramic engineering discipline and professional development within the discipline.

Monday, September 30, 2019

ACerS Basic Science Division Ceramographic Exhibit and Competition
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Portland Ballroom lobby
Join us for this intriguing annual poster exhibit that promotes the use of microscopy and microanalysis as tools in the scientific investigation of scientific materials.
Monday: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:00 a.m. – Noon

ASM Women in Materials Breakfast * TICKETED EVENT *
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Hilton Grand Ballroom
Join your colleagues for a lively discussion of relevant topics with featured speakers. This breakfast sells out each year, so make sure to reserve your tickets ahead of time with your MS&T19 registration.

AIST Foundation University-Industry Relations Roundtable * REGISTRATION REQUIRED *
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 
Location: Doubletree by Hilton Portland, Oregon Ballroom
The University-Industry Relations Roundtable (UIRR) is a chance to foster communication between AIST's university network and the steel industry, with the objective to increase both the number of professors teaching a steel-related curriculum and the number of students interested in a career in the steel industry. Register by September 19, 2019.

ASM Leadership Awards Luncheon * TICKETED EVENT *
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Grand Ballroom
ASM’s organizational unit awards, as well as awards and scholarships of the ASM Materials Education Foundation will be presented. ASM’s incoming committee/council chairs will also be recognized for their leadership.

ACerS 121st Annual Membership Meeting
Time: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Portland Ballroom 253
The president reports on Society activities and newly elected officers take their positions during the annual membership meeting. All ACerS members and guests are welcome.

ASM 106th Annual Business Meeting
Time: 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Grand Ballroom 1
Officers will be elected for the 2019-2020 term, as well as other ASM business transactions. ASM members and guests are welcome.

MS&T Partners’ Welcome Reception
Time: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Ginkoberry Concourse
Grab this opportunity to mingle with members and representatives from all five societies and MS&T partners at this reception in the society lounge area.

AIST Steel to Students Reception
Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Portland, Oregon Room
Students with an interest in steel are encouraged to attend this networking event.

ACerS Annual Honor and Awards Banquet * TICKETED EVENT *
Time: 6:45 – 10:00 p.m.
Location: Marriott, Salon EF
Enjoy dinner, conversation, and the presentation of Society awards. You can purchase tickets with your MS&T registration.
(Reception) 6:45 – 7:30 p.m.
(Banquet) 7:30 -10:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

TMS Young Professional Tutorial Luncheon/Lecture * TICKETED EVENT *
Time: Noon – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, G130
Speaker: Mark Asta, University of California, Berkeley; Organized by the TMS Young Professionals Committee
All attendees are welcome to attend the lecture portion of this event, but to receive lunch, please purchase a ticket through the registration form.

MS&T19 Exhibit Happy Hour Reception
Time: 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Location: Oregon Convention Center, Hall CD
Network with colleagues and build relationships with qualified attendees, buyers, and prospects.

ASM Awards Dinner/Reception
Time: 6:15 – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Hilton Grand Ballroom 1/11
Join ASM in celebrating the accomplishments of this year’s award recipients and the 2019 Class of Fellows. Tickets, which include the President’s Reception following the dinner can be purchased with MS&T registration.
(Reception) 6:15 – 7:00 p.m. | Foyer
(Banquet) 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | (invitation only)